Gosliner & Willan, 1991
South Male Atoll, Guraidhoo Island, divesite "Guraidhoo Corner", The Maldives. 11mm long, depth 13m. Sept. 20, 2000. PHOTO: Erwin Koehler
Body purple, with white dusting dorsally. Oral tentacles purple with upper thrid white, Rhinophore stalk and base of club purple, then white with a reddish purple tip. Rhinophores are lamellate (perfoliate). Cerata have a purple base, an orange-red central band and an orange yellow tip.
• Gosliner,T.M. & Willan, R.C. (1991) Review of the Flabellinidae (Nudibranchia: Aeolidacea) from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with the descriptions of five new species. The Veliger, 34(2): 97-133.
Rudman, W.B., 2001 (January 3) Flabellina rubropurpurata Gosliner & Willan, 1991. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/flabrupur